Jan 29, 2023  
2022 Siena Heights University Catalog 
    
2022 Siena Heights University Catalog

Early Childhood Education, B.A.


The Siena Heights University Child Development Program meets National Association for the Education of Young Children standards.

Course Requirements for Major


Choose Option I or Option II: 4-7 Credit Hours


Option I


Compatible to the related fields in psychology, social work, private and public child care centers, clinics, recreation, and the human services. Required for students not seeking elementary teacher certification:

Option II:


Designed for students interested in preschool education and teaching early education grades. All students pursuing the Early Childhood-Child Development endorsement must complete the elementary comprehensive major for certification.

Total for Major: 42-45 Credit Hours


Liberal Arts: 29 Credit Hours


General Electives: 46-49 Credit Hours


Total for Degree: 120 Credit Hours


Other Requirements


  1. TSD 101 Fundamentals Of Speech Communication  strongly recommended.
  2. Students majoring in Child Development must earn a C- or better in each required course (including cognate requirements) in the major.
  3. Attainment of a 3.0 g.p.a. in the CDV major is a graduation requirement.

Elementary Endorsement with Early Childhood Emphasis (ZS)


Course Requirements


Other Requirements


  1. All students pursuing the Early Childhood-Child Development endorsement must complete the elementary comprehensive major for certification.
  2. Students pursuing an Early Childhood endorsement (ZS) must earn a C- or better in each required course including cognate requirements. Attainment of a 3.0 g.p.a. in the Early Childhood coursework is a graduation requirement.